A river safari, a day or night game drive, a walking safari taking advantage of the cooler weather of the early morning these are relaxing ways to enjoy wildlife viewing all the while in awe of the scenery, perhaps a buffalo lurking in the reeds, a crocs and hippos sunning themselves, or elephants crossing the river.
Thornicroft is situated just about five minutes drive to the main gate of South Luangwa National Park. They can take you on day and night game drives – or how about an early morning game walk? Game drives bring you close to some of the world's most magnificent wildlife so that you can experience a truly African adventure.
Mfuwe Lodge offers exciting safaris including game drives, guided walks (minimum 2 people), night drives, and local village, school and textile company visits. Game drives and walks are conducted by an experienced and knowledgeable team of guides. Guests set off at first light or in the late afternoon when the wildlife is most active.
Mukambi restaurant, bar and the swimming pool area are centrally located. You will find several decks with a spectacular view over the Kafue river. Mukambi is famous for its excellent cuisine, friendly staff and highly experienced rangers. All accommodation offered at the lodge is on a full board basis.
Musungwa Lodge offers specialist safaris taking you into the heart of the bush by land cruiser, boat or foot, or the chance to relax, soak up the sun at the pool or at your lodge. Whichever is your choice you will take home memories never to be forgotten, the embers of the log fire, the call of the hyena.
All Lion Camp safari activities are led by qualified guides who will educate and enlighten you in the secrets of the park. Game drives are conducted in open Land Rovers. Walking safaris are accompanied by an experienced and armed escort scout and are a very different option, they bring you in touch with the wilderness.
McBrides Camp provides walking and driving safaris were guests view a wide range of bird and plant life. Large herds of antelope roam the plains including red lechwe, puku, sable and roan antelopes, waterbuck, tsessebe, hartebeest, as well as oribi and duiker. Large prides of lion, leopards and cheetah are the prime predators.
Tongabezi offers one of the game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park. Canoe or boat trips on the Zambezi River or day trips to Chobe National Park one of Botswana's largest reserves. It is strongly connected with elephants. There are literally thousands of them, particularly in the dry season of May to October.
The Bangweulu wetlands are destined to become Zambia's answer to Botswana's Okavango Delta in the future, but there are some substantial differences at this early stage. Although Bangweulu is home to some 75,000 endemic black lechwe along with the enigmatic shoebill, it has suffered badly at the hands of poachers.
Norman Carr Safaris offers safaris packages to suit a range of budgets including ultimate safari holidays within Zambia and Malawi, 4x4 road safaris - the perfect place for game viewing, bush walking, birding, fishing, canoeing or just relaxing. The qualified guides come with over 60 years of experience in the South Luangwa National Park.
Combine the comfort and luxury of Kafunta River Lodge with the rustic beauty of the Island Bush Camp. Here you combine your walking safari in South Luangwa with game drives. Both the lodge and the camp are situated in the Luangwa Valley, one of the prime spots for superb game viewing in Southern Africa.
With over 400 species of bird, Sekoma Island Lodge is a bird watchers paradise. Waterfowl, raptors, hornbills, heron, flycatchers, bee-eaters, turacos and the shy African Finfoot can be seen. Half and full day game viewing excursions can be arranged on the Chobe River but it is an extra activity.
Shenton Safaris offers a range of safari activities that include- walking safaris, game drives, night drives, hide trips and special camp outs. The company is the only operator in the valley that offers photographic hides. The game to view includes elephants, monkeys, hippos, crocodiles, bushbuck and a range of birdlife.
This safari operator offers an intimate feel of African wildlife through nature walks and safari drives. The Savannah Southern Safaris team believes that the best way to enjoy any destination is by engaging in natural pursuits such as walking. Walking safaris take place in Zambia's Mosi-O-Tunya National Park and surrounding areas.
Mutinondo Wilderness lies on the plateau 30 km west of the Luangwa Valley in Muchinga Province. The area consists of 10,000 hectares of privately owned land encompassing pristine Miombo woodland, massive chunks of granite inselbergs, crystal clear rivers to swim in and drink from and picturesque waterfalls and glades.
The game-viewing potential at Mfuwe Lodge and the safari camps are second-to-none. Walking safaris can be arranged on request, but the majority of outings are game drives, allowing guests to explore as much of this prolific region of the Luangwa Valley as possible. Drives are led by experienced team of guides.
Bongwe Safaris offer 'The Wild Kafue - Premier Safari Experience, a 4 day adventure into wild Africa. The conservancy has only just been opened to tourism. The 15 years of privately managed anti-poaching and game management has created an environment unlike anywhere else in the country.
The River Club can assist you in tailor making your itinerary to ensure that you get the most of your time spent at The Club, on and off the property. A magnificent rim flow swimming pool, pool loungers, private deck and hammocks complete the tranquil setting. There is a hard tennis court available for those interested in playing tennis.
At over 22,000 square kilometres, Kafue National Park is one of Africa's largest parks. It is an adventure filled, yet relaxing retreat where you get the feeling you have the entire park all to yourself.'Kushiyana' means 'variety' in the locally spoken Nyanja language. The Safaris give the perfect way to enjoy all that's good about Kafue.
Guests are taken on a game walk with a knowledgeable and experienced guide. The walks focus on vegetation, tracks, and other signs of life on the island. Insects and birds are a feature, though it is not uncommon to see herbivores such as bushbuck, waterbuck, and even elephant while on foot.
The Munyamadzi and Natwange community bush camps offer fishing and canoe safaris, rich birding experiences and wonderful walking safaris in this untouched Zambian landscape of North Luangwa. After exploring return to your safari accommodation or campsite.
Unlike many camps and lodges in Zambia which go 'off season' from November to March during the rainy season, Otter Bay Lodge is accessible and open all year round, offering green season discounted rates. Although it is hot during this green season, the vegetation is lush and bird watching is excellent.
South Luangwa National Park is renowned as one of the greatest wildlife sanctuaries in the world. It has one of the most intense concentrations of game in Africa with about 60 animal species and over 400 different bird species. The park's changing seasons add to its richness.
The safari camps offer a wilderness experience together with comfort, a welcoming personal service and gourmet food, ensuring guests have an unforgettable safari experience. The two stunning safari houses provide more conservative accommodation that is exclusive, intimate and highly luxurious.